Australian Open

A New Star Is Born As Kenin Wins Australian Open Title

MELBOURNE, February 1, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) A new star was born in women’s pro tennis at the Australian Open Saturday night. Remember her name. It’s Sofia Kenin. Kenin, a 21-year-old Moscow-born American who emigrated to the United States soon […]

Thiem Overcomes Zverev To Reach Australian Open Final

MELBOURNE, January 31, 2020 (by Alessandro Boroch) No. 5 seed Dominic Thiem fought back from a set down to eventually overcome World No. 7 Alexander Zverev 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(3), 7-6(4) in three hours and 42 minutes and reach his third […]

Kenin, Muguruza Roll Into Australian Open Final

MELBOURNE, January 30, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) It’s been 40 long years since an Australian woman reached the final of the Australian Open. No Australian woman has lifted the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup, the trophy presented each year to the […]

Djokovic Reaches Australian Open Final

MELBOURNE, January 30, 2020 Defending champion Novak Djokovic has reached the Australian Open final for the eighth time by beating Roger Federer 7-6(1), 6-4, 6-3 in Thursday’s semi-final on Rod Laver Arena. Once the Serbian eased through a first-set tie-break, […]

Zverev Advances To Australian Open Semis

MELBOURNE, January 29, 2020 Alexander Zverev has become the seventh German man in the Open Era to reach the semi-finals at a Grand Slam, and the first since Tommy Haas at 2009 Wimbledon. The 22-year-old from Hamburg fought past No. […]

Barty, Kenin Advance To Australian Open Semis

MELBOURNE, January 28, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty became the first Australian in 36 years to reach the Australian Open semifinals and new American No. 2 Sofia Kenin moved a step closer to her goal of […]